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rd95  ·  415 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 1, 2017

    In which researchers took skin cells from a fully grown human, converted them into stem cells, partially differentiated them into neurons, and put them into mouse brains to study the effect of the same environment on neurons from different species.

This sounds like the beginning plot to a horror movie.

thundara  ·  415 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Truth. And yet it's just one control and a few experiments short of being a landmark paper in the field of Alzheimer's imo.

rd95  ·  415 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's certainly something that'll go into the "nifty as fuck" category.